GMN International is an association of legally independent accounting firms worldwide. Established over 30 years ago, it consists of local quality professional accounting firms providing in-depth advice on international business, taxation and management consulting services to companies worldwide.
Merry Mullen is an active member of GMN International, its sole member in Ireland, with Declan Merry currently designated as Chairman of the European Region, having formerly served on the management committee.
GMN is forged on creating strong links between the partners in its member firms. Our partners have regular face-to-face meetings with their overseas counterparts in GMN, to continuously develop and update their knowledge of international business and tax opportunities.
Through these close alliances, the difficulties in conducting and understanding international business are resolved without the high costs often associated with dealing with International firms.
We can assist businesses in areas such as:
Due diligence engagements
Legal and banking contacts
Accounting and audit compliance
Business organizations and reorganisations
our partners help us to help you internationally
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Are you looking to expand internationally? Many Irish businesses are looking overseas to develop growth opportunities. However, doing business in a foreign location can be a challenge. Like all important decisions, the better the planning and research, the more likely the chance of success.
The Merry Mullen team has expertise across a broad range of issues including:
Company structure (e.g., branch or subsidiary)
Repatriation of profits
Local reporting requirements
Each business is different and therefore requires an individual approach. Merry Mullen can help you discover both the questions you need to ask and where to find the answers.
There are a number of options related to how you structure your business – in order to leverage the opportunities. Through our international contacts, we have the local knowledge to advise and guide you each step of the way.
We are experts on Going International
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Investing in Ireland
Ireland has succeeded in attracting some of the world’s leading companies in the technology, pharmaceutical, biosciences, manufacturing and financial services sectors. Merry Mullen has the knowledge, experience and contacts to smooth the path for companies looking to invest in Ireland
Ireland captures a disproportionate amount of Foreign Direct Investment (‘FDI’) for good reason. There are many well-known benefits to doing business here, including:
Ireland’s low corporate tax rate – (12.5% on trading profits, which does not breach EU or OECD harmful tax competition criteria).
An extensive and competitive Research and Development Tax Credit
Attractive holding company regime, including participation exemption, withholding tax exemptions on dividends paid and unilateral credit on dividends paid
Tax relief on Intellectual property expenditure
Corporation exemption for start-up companies
Regulatory, economic and people infrastructure of a highly-developed OECD jurisdiction
A pro business and proactive environment with an engaged development agency (www.ida.ie )
Benefits of EU membership and the only English–speaking jurisdiction in the euro-zone
As a common law jurisdiction, our legal system is similar to that of the US and the UK
A highly skilled, flexible and educated workforce Very limited transfer pricing rules
An extensive and expanding double tax treaty network with 46 countries
At Merry Mullen we have the on-the-ground knowledge and experience
of structuring to avail of these benefits. We have been assisting clients locate in Ireland since the 1970's and have developed extensive contacts, including with the inward investment agencies in Ireland and the top legal practices, to ensure you are in a position to avail of all of the advantages of doing business in Ireland.
we can help your business succeed in Ireland
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